A funny thing happened on the way to President Obama’s nirvana of one-man rule. Just as he was trying to build some momentum behind his executive orders while taunting Congress with an onslaught of veto threats, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) gave the president a reality check.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens as President Obama delivers remarks to reporters at the White House last year. (Michael Reynolds/European Pressphoto Agency)
Obama is insistent that Congress refrain from passing any further sanctions on Iran because he believes such a move could derail the White House’s diplomatic negotiations with Iran over Iran’s nuclear program. The president has faced criticism — most notably from Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) — for what appears to be his…
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